Airing live on GTV: Perpetual, Letran clash for NCAA Season 99 Juniors Basketball crown

Will a new winner make history or will legacy prevail? 

An exciting and action-packed Saturday awaits NCAA fans and sports enthusiasts as 
GMA Network, thru GMA Synergy, airs the much-awaited NCAA Season 99 Juniors Basketball Tournament Finals, beginning with Game 1 this March 16 at 9:30 a.m. live at the FilOil EcoOil Centre, San Juan City.

The best-of-three championship match will be simulcast on 
GTV and will also have a livestream on the social media pages of GMA Sports and NCAA Philippines.

After battling their way out from the semis, top-seeded 
Perpetual Junior Altas and Season 98 defending champion Letran Squires are all geared up to fight and give their best shot in a thrilling best-of-three championship series.

Making their first-ever finals appearance since joining the league, the Las Piñas-based team of Coach Joph Cleopas is definitely not wasting the opportunity to claim the much-coveted crown. Expected to steer the ship for the Perpetual Junior Altas are MVP frontrunner Amiel Acido, Mark Gojo Cruz, and Lebron Jhames Daep.

Led by Coach Allen Ricardo, the Letran Squires remain formidable and are definitely going all-out to deliver another championship title for their school. Ace players George Diamante, Jonathan Manalili, and Daniel Padilla are more than ready to gut out another victory for the Intramuros-based squad.

“GMA Network, thru GMA Synergy, is making the NCAA Season 99 Juniors Basketball Tournament even more exciting as it airs the much-awaited best-of-three championship series on GTV. To all Kapuso sports enthusiasts, we encourage you to give your all-out support to Perpetual Junior Altas and Letran Squires as they face off for the much-coveted Season 99 championship crown. These junior athletes have all the discipline and passion to bring out their best in the championship series, hence we can only expect thrilling and action-packed games beginning this Friday,”
 says Senior Vice President and Head of GMA Integrated News, Regional TV, and Synergy Oliver Victor Amoroso.

“After a grueling, competitive, and intense elimination round, including the semis, finally we’re here at the Finals. We have Perpetual going up against Letran. Letran is defending its title while Perpetual is going for its first championship. So, maganda 'yung laban dito and we expect both teams to go all out. Surely, we will bring exciting and competitive games in Juniors Basketball to the fans,”
 shares NCAA Season 99 Management Committee Chairman Mr. Paul Supan.

Don’t miss the NCAA Season 99 Juniors Basketball Finals, airing live on GTV on March 16, 9:30 a.m., March 20, 2:30 p.m., and March 23, 9:30 a.m. (if necessary). 

Meanwhile, witness the SSC-R Staglets and Mapúa Red Robins
 vie for a spot in the podium as they face off in the first-ever battle for third in the NCAA Juniors Basketball Tournament live this March 20, 10 a.m. at FilOil EcoOil Centre, San Juan City.

Catch the livestream on the NCAA Philippines website (, NCAA Philippines Facebook page and YouTube channel, and GMA Sports' social media accounts. Global Pinoys can catch all the action via international channel GMA News TV.
For more updates on NCAA, visit its official website Follow @ncaaphilippines, @gmasynergy, and @gmasportsph on social media.

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